Motorists who make U-turns in the area of West Washington Street and River Road will pay the price in the form of a traffic ticket.
The ramp from Riverfront Drive to eastbound Washington Street is closed for reconstruction. No U-turns are allowed for traffic exiting onto westbound West Washington Street from the Interstate 74 flyover at River Road and West Washington. In addition, no U-turns are allowed at the bottom of the flyover ramp. During today’s morning drive, East Peoria Police issued multiple tickets to motorists ignoring the numerous no U-turn signs as well as weaving around the construction barrels.
The intersection is clearly marked, and police are conducting traffic enforcement at the intersection.